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bastida. first, we have developing news tonight. meryl newman is on his way back to the united states. this is the 85-year-old palo alto man arriving in beijing just a few hours ago after being deported from north korea. a few days ago, north koreaen television aired an apology for newman who is a koreaen war veteran. we're told he will fly from beijing directly to san francisco. >> we will have more on that story in just a moment. first, rain is coming down all over the bay area and here is paul. >> it is heavy rain fall in many locations. it's a soaking rain fall from the south bay all the way north. you see pink and white below the banner there. that is the east bay hills south toward mount hamilton. we are picking up snow. look at all that yellow, orange for you in the santa cruz mountains. that's heavy rain fall. richmond, san ramon, concord, fair field, vacville, north all the way up to winters. also on the peninsula, burling game and hillsborrow. it is snowing heavily up and down our mountains here in california. so, we have a winter weather advisory in effect in the north ba
korean government is back home tonight. merrill newman arrived at sfo this morning but as don knapp reports he wouldn't comment on the time in captivity. >> reporter: a round of applause greets merrill newman walking through san francisco's international terminal. back home after being held six weeks by the north korean. >> government. >> great homecoming and i'm tired but ready to be with my family now. and -- thank you all for the support we got. and very much appreciate it. >> reporter: newman declined to talk about his experience. later, news crews waited for hours at newman's retirement home for a chance to learn more. he didn't show. newman advised south korean guerrillas during the war. on october 26th as he prepared the fly -- no fly home from north korea they entered the plane and removed him. that's week they released this video of newman reading a so- called confession apology. >> with the information of the kp a and attack the communication system and killed three innocent operators. >> reporter: the north korean video signaled an impending release according to stanford'
-- newman arrived yesterday. he was detained for 6 weeks. in the early 1960 he advised gore relative -- gorillas. he appeared to be relieved. >> great home coming. i'm glad to be here with with my family. thanks for the support we have. >> he thanked the u.s. embassy for securing his release. >>> this week libby signed up to challenge the mayor. >> st first question i asked her was what her plans are that she thinks she can do better? >>reporter: she had competition when libby signed up to run against her for the top job. >> i believe oakland can do better. >> they found only 5% of the voters were ready to vote for her again. >> i think it might be time for a change. >> he loves oakland but i believe we need something more in a mayor. >> the same poll found 70% thought crime was their biggest concern. >> okay landers dedrk -- oaklanders deserve to have the police come when they are called. >> i will be rolling out a come pain -- campaign flat form plait form at form at the beginning of the year. >>reporter: she released a statement. >> what will shake up this race is rank chose votin
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